Wednesday, December 30, 2009

butterscotch gingerbread cookies & more!

tonight was so fun. i got to hang out with an awesome friend and after a quick trip to the grocery store we made some homemade asian lettuce wraps and talked photography. and we baked!!!

these turned out amazing!!!

butterscotch gingerbread cookies
recipe adapted from

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/3 cup light molasses
1 (11 ounce) package Butterscotch Flavored Morsels

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt in small bowl. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg and molasses until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Makes approximately 4 1/2 dozen cookies.

photo & recipe from baked perfection

tomorrow i want to make:

cranberry white chocolate chip oatmeal cookies.

mint brownies.

i love the holidays. so many excuses to bake. and share.

also, a late christmas gift came in the mail for me today :)

can't you just see me in that dress? love it.


  1. Oooh I am so making the butterscotch gingerbread cookies next week! Looks yum. Also, my favorite thing about 500 Days of Summer was Zooey's wardrobe. You could definitely pull it off.

  2. Yum! These look delicious. We should go to one of Zoe's shows. She's touring with with M.ward (one of my favorites).

  3. This was the best Jen! Let's do this more!

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